Yale Law School Events

Week of April 28, 2017

April 24 Monday

Fed Soc Presents: Prof. Scott Soames on "A Post-Originalist Theory of Interpretation: Justice Scalia, Originalism & the Theory of Deferentialism"

  • 12:10PM to 1:30PM
  • Room 129

Please join the Yale Federalist Society for a lunch talk followed by a Q&A with Scott Soames, Director of USC's School of Philosophy and a Distinguished Professor. Soames is one of the nation's leading philosopher's of language, and he advocates for a method of constitutional interpretation called "deferentialism."

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April 24 Monday

Yale Community Drop-In Silent Meditation

  • 12:15PM to 12:45PM
  • Room 108

Free, afternoon group meditation for Yale faculty, staff and students on Mondays, from 12:15 - 12:45 p.m., 127 Wall Street, Sterling Law Building, room 108*.

*Any room changes will be posted here in advance.

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April 24 Monday

Coffee Chat with Former Obama Advisor for Energy & Climate Change

  • 4:00PM to 5:00PM
  • Kroon 319, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Please join CC SIG & YELA for a coffee chat with former Obama advisor for Energy & Climate Change Ali Zaidi.

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April 24 Monday

Community Picnic

  • 5:00PM to 7:00PM
  • YLS Courtyard

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April 24 Monday

Law Revue

  • 7:30PM to 10:30PM
  • SLB Auditorium

Presenting our annual student-produced musical comedy about our year at Yale Law School! Be sure to line up early to get a good seat!

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April 24 Monday

Classes end, 9 p.m.

  • 9:00PM
  • YLS

Classes end, 9 p.m. Last day to drop spring examination courses.

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April 25 Tuesday

Breakfast with SCOWLS

  • 10:00AM to 11:30AM
  • Room 112

Celebrate the (alleged) end of classes with your fellow SCOWLers! We’ll have breakfast set up from 10-11:30am—or until the food runs out—in room 112. Catering will be from Zoi’s: scrambled eggs, bacon, potatoes, pancakes, and juice.

As always, all ages are welcome.

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April 25 Tuesday

Amy Goodman & Democracy Now!: Covering the Movements Changing America

  • 3:30PM to 5:00PM
  • Yale Law School Auditorium

Join award-winning journalist Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now!, for her North American tour: Democracy Now!: Covering the Movements Changing America.

Goodman will speak about increased threats to freedom of the press and the importance of truly independent media to hold those in power accountable. In more than 20 years of reporting, Democracy Now! has covered the social movements that are now forming the groundswell of opposition to the Trump administration; movements long ignored by the corporate media, but central to Democracy Now!'s daily journalism.

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April 25 Tuesday

Graduation Banquet

  • 6:00PM
  • New Haven Lawn Club - 193 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511

Graduation Banquet
New Haven Lawn Club193 Whitney Ave
New Haven, CT 06511

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April 26 Wednesday

Exam Snacks

  • 3:00PM to 4:00PM
  • Student Lounge

Exam Snacks (coffee, baked treats and fruit at 3pm in the Student Lounge)

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